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2015 Chevrolet Trax vs. Its Competition

 
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Our expert editors build comparisons like this one to make it easy for you to understand the small handful of cars you should compare to whatever car you are already looking at. You get general thoughts on each car you should consider plus an easy way to compare basic information for yourself.

The Trax will arrive to a portion of the market that’s just starting to take off.

The upcoming (alleged) 2015 Honda HR-V should offer up impressive fuel efficiency with some of the Honda Fit’s Magic Seat interior-packaging goodness.

At the other end of the spectrum is the Jeep Renegade, which has super-boxy styling and can actually be optioned up to ‘Trail Rated’ off-road capability.

Otherwise, the Subaru XV Crosstrek might be the most carlike of this crowd (it’s essentially a jacked-up Impreza hatchback), and Subaru has made some significant gains in interior refinement and quiet this year.

The MINI Cooper Countryman gets a major refresh for 2015, with a new look as well as significant interior and safety updates; in past model years we’ve found it to be a bit less practical in layout, harsh-riding, and somewhat noisy inside.

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The 2015 Chevrolet Trax will break into uncharted territory for Chevy, and into one of the fastest-growing segments of the U.S. market; with competition heating up, we’re eager to see how much value this tall hatchback ventures in with.
The 2015 Renegade is Jeep’s ace card—a stylish, affordable small crossover that carries on the brand’s rugged mission, but with an eye to the city; it’s chunky, cheeky and doesn’t look cheap.
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The mildly updated 2015 MINI Countryman is a versatile compact crossover, one of the smallest on the market, that maintains MINI's character and fun-to-drive spirit.
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The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek is an equal-opportunity hatchback, with agility for Snow Belt commuters and outdoor adventurers alike.
MSRP From   
$20,120N/A$22,750$21,995
Gas Mileage   
25 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy
Engine   
Turbocharged Gas 4-CylN/APremium Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4
EPA Class   
Special PurposeN/ACompact CarsSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Style Name   
FWD 4-Door LS w/1LSN/AFWD 4-Door5-Door Manual 2.0i Premium
Drivetrain   
Front Wheel DriveN/AFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
5N/A55
Passenger Doors   
N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style   
Sport Utility VehicleN/ASport UtilitySport Utility
Transmission   
AutomaticN/AManual w/ODManual w/OD
 
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